Provide medication management and consultation when necessary
Provides mental health assessment for partial hospital patients.
Works in a collaborative practice model with staff psychiatrist in advanced practice role
Assists staff to identify educational needs of patients and families concerning alterations in health and disease process or plan of care; plans educational activities for staff based upon adult learning principals. Ensures clinical competencies are maintained.
Represents the Department of Behavioral Medicine on various Hospital-wide committees and task forces in consultation with the Program Manager. Works in collaboration with other departments to solve appropriate problems
OTHER JOB KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS:
The level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of a Master's Degree in nursing from an accredited college or university. Current licensure to practice nursing in advanced practice role in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and as a psychiatric NP.
Two to five years' experience working Mental Health and Dual Diagnosis Clients required
Experience working in Partial Hospital Program or Outpatient Program Preferred